Oscar Artists: Cinematographer–Goldblatt, Stephen

Stephen Goldblatt is the director of photography of Mike Nichols’ new film, “Charlie Wilson’s War.”

Goldblatt began his career as a still photographer and documentarian, working on a variety of documentaries in England before turning to feature films.

“Charlie Wilson’s War” marks his third collaboration with Mike Nichols; Goldblatt photographed Nichols’ “Closer” and “Angels in America,” which earned him his third American Society of Cinematographers award nomination, as well as an Emmy nomination.

Goldblatt earned ASC Award and Oscar Award nominations for his work on “Batman Forever” and “The Prince of Tides.” He earned two additional Emmy nominations for his work on the HBO telefilms “Path to War” and “Conspiracy.” Additionally, he served as director of photography on Chris Columbus’ feature incarnation of the long-running Broadway musical “Rent.”

Other film credits include The Deep End of the Ocean, Batman & Robin, The Pelican Brief, Consenting Adults, For the Boys, Joe Versus the Volcano, Lethal Weapon and Lethal Weapon 2, Everybody’s All American, Young Sherlock Holmes and The Cotton Club.